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Morterone (Valassinese Lombard: Murterun) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Milan and about 7 kilometres (4 mi) northeast of Lecco. For its population of 33 persons, it was considered the smallest of any comune (municipality) in Italy – in an area of 13.8 square kilometres (5.3 sq mi). For this record is competing with the comune (municipality) of Pedesina, that in the past years had even fewer inhabitants. In 2016 Morterone with its 32 residents became again the smallest Italian comune.